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Sony Xperia XZ (F8331) vs Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XZ vs Xiaomi Mi 11 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 11 XSony Xperia XZ (F8331)07Points
Sony Xperia XZ (F8331)
5.2"
TFT

1080x1920

23
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
25PointsXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Compare Sony Xperia XZ X
Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
6.81"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia XZ (F8331)7 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ (F8331)vsMi 11 (256GB/12GB)25 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+161 grams (5.64 ounces)22%
Lighter
vs196 grams (6.86 ounces)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core63%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4vs+12GB LPDDR53 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8.06 millimeters (0.32 inches)1%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels122%
Higher resolution screen
424 PPIvs+515 PPI21%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+6.81"31%
Larger screen
(back) 23MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 13MP + 5MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.3" inchesvs+1/1.33" inches73%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 20MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2900 mAhvs+4600 mAh59%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

22 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
ModelXperia XZ (F8331)Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia XZ 32GB Single-Sim, Sony F8331, Sony Kagura SSXiaomi Mi 11 (back glass version) + 12GB RAM
Country or region available(Global, International)BrazilUSA(Europe)
(Global, International), Brazil, USA, (Europe)
China
China
BrandSonyXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2016January, 2021
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.06 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 146 millimeters (2.83 x 5.75 in)74.6 x 164.3 millimeters (2.94 x 6.47 in)
Weight161 grams (5.64 ounces)196 grams (6.86 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 660 840Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR412GB LPDDR5
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
Display typeTFT LCDAMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.81" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass Victus
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, 1500 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1500/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,26,28,29,32)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels(triple camera)
108 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4123º1/3.06"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.41/5.0"1.12µm
Main camera resolution5520x4140 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Platinum, Blue, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Sony TRILUMINOS
- Sony Exmor RS camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Purple, Khaki
- MIUI 12.5
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Harman Kardon sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2900 mAh4600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging55W Fast battery charging
50W Qi wireless charging
10W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1050 minutes | 17.5 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby36600 minutes | 610 hours | 25.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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